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Healthcare for Every Age: How BMC Cares for All Walks of Life

January 30, 2024

Healthcare for Every Age In every step we take, there’s a unique story, a personal journey that defines us. At Burnett Medical Center, we celebrate the diverse paths of life, making healthcare a personalized experience for individuals at every stage. Our comprehensive care knows no boundaries; it’s for the newborns, the professionals, the adventurers, and…

Living Life to the Fullest: How To Safely Prevent Injuries in Older Adults While Pursuing the Activities You Love

December 1, 2023

Aging is a natural process, but it comes with setbacks like being more prone to injury. Because of this, many older adults may be unable to enjoy their favorite hobbies. You may become hesitant because you’re scared to fall, slip, or hurt yourself in other ways. Thankfully, there are ways to prevent injuries in older…

BMC Converts to a New Electronic Health Record System

November 15, 2023

On November 12, 2023, BMC converted its electronic health record software system to Epic, the number one electronic health record software company in the country. Epic will allow BMC to communicate better with other Epic facilities.  An electronic health record is a digital version of a patient’s medical history. It includes basic identifying information, past…

The Top Three Benefits of Physical Therapy After Orthopedic Surgery

November 1, 2023

After orthopedic surgery, your joints or bones will take time to recover. Recovery will especially be lengthy if you’re over the age of 60. On the road to recovery, you can expect a degree of pain and immobility that can make daily living more difficult. However, the benefits of physical therapy will far outweigh the discomfort…

Your Burnett Medical Center Guide to Common Orthopedic Injuries

October 2, 2023

As we age, our bones, joints, and tendons become more prone to injury. These issues can be painful and debilitating, preventing us from doing our favorite activities. We’ve shared a few examples of common orthopedic injuries to keep you informed. Read on to learn more!  If you need orthopedic services in Grantsburg and surrounding areas,…

Burnett Medical Center Welcomes New Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Nicole Kelsen

September 28, 2023

Burnett Medical Center (BMC) is pleased to have Nicole Kelsen, DO, serve the community in the area of Orthopedics. Dr. Kelsen was born and raised in Minnesota and completed her undergraduate training at the College of St. Benedict in St. Joseph, Minnesota. Medical school took her to Des Moines, Iowa, and she then went on…

Stay Healthy, Learn Happy: Ensure Your Child is Ready for School with Well-Child Checkups

August 21, 2023

As the summer days start to wind down, it’s that time of year again — back to school! Along with preparing backpacks and school supplies, it’s crucial to prioritize your child’s health and well-being before they head back to the classroom.  At Burnett Medical Center, we are dedicated to ensuring your child’s health is in…

When To Visit a Walk-In Clinic Instead of the Emergency Room for Your Healthcare Needs

July 3, 2023

Did you know that Burnett Medical Center has a walk-in clinic right here in Grantsburg, WI? Many people may not know that not all acute health issues require a visit to the emergency room. Some medical issues that require immediate attention but aren’t life-threatening are better suited for walk-in clinics, like the one at Burnett…

Caregiver Coping Strategies for Loved Ones with Alzheimer’s

June 13, 2023

An Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis is life-altering. Not only for the person experiencing the symptoms and receiving the diagnosis but also for those close to them. You may feel stress, sadness and grief – even resentment and anger are normal when someone else’s diagnosis upends your life. As you navigate the ins and outs of doctors’…

Mental Health Resources in Burnett County

May 25, 2023

What to do when you or someone you love is in a mental health crisis. May is Mental Health Awareness month, but as we all know, mental health doesn’t just happen in May alone, and oftentimes, the topic can be difficult to bring awareness to. But what exactly constitutes a mental health crisis? If you…